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IT companies to provide jobs for building future IT leaders

Country’s leading Information Technology (IT) companies have agreed to provide jobs to the selected high-quality fresh graduates in IT-related fields responding to a government proposal.   The qualified fresh graduates will be given jobs in software development, sales, marketing, human resource department, IT-enabled services and business process outsourcing after imparting them around a three-month training. […]

The BNP-led 18-party alliance’s 84-hour nonstop countrywide hartal entered the second day today (Monday).   The general strike, enforced to press the current regime for arranging the next general election under a non-party administration, will end at 6pm on Wednesday.   The first day of the hartal was marked by the killing of a man […]

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A satellite is expected to fall into the earth very soon. The Huffington Post in its USa edition reported Sunday that the European Space Agency’s Gravity Field and Steady-State Ocean Circulation Explorer (GOCE), satellite is falling to Earth. While the bulk of the one-ton satellite is expected to disintegrate in Earth’s atmosphere, fragments of the […]

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Hundreds of illegal migrants targeted in a Saudi nationwide crackdown turned themselves in on Sunday after security forces besieged a Riyadh neighbourhood where riots had killed two people. Men, women and children lined up carrying their belongings to board police buses transferring them to an assembly centre before their deportation, a week after a seven-month […]

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The killing of Hakimullah Mehsud, the Pakistani Taliban leader, through a US drone attack on November 01 has led to complications in United States-Pakistan relations. Mehsud, who had a $ 5-million bounty on his head, died in the northwestern Pakistani militant stronghold of North Waziristan, near the Afghan border. This assassination has been interpreted by […]

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Fear Philippines officials; Vietnam evacuates 600,000; China on high alert The death toll from a super typhoon that decimated entire towns in the Philippines could soar well over 10,000, authorities warned yesterday, making it the country’s worst recorded natural disaster. The horrifying estimates came as rescue workers appeared overwhelmed in their efforts to help countless […]

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AL cheers, BNP jeers

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The scenes were starkly opposite in the camps of the two rival parties. Fanfare and exuberance were clearly visible at the Awami League office in the capital, as the ruling party started selling nomination papers for the next general elections yesterday. On the other hand, fear and tension ran high at the BNP office, as […]

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Political turmoil to blame as it disrupts supply chain Food inflation rose in October on the back of political turmoil that disrupted the supply chain at times. It stood at 8.38 percent in contrast to 7.93 percent recorded in the month of September, according to data from Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. Particularly affected were the […]

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The two parties need to change their mindset and remember they are serving people in a democratic society Politicians have remarked on the arrests of senior BNP leaders this weekend from the perspective of their ability to bring people into the streets. BNP members have complained that the crackdown challenges the party’s ability to organise […]

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Eight people, including a child, receive serious burn injuries in two separate arson attacks in the capital Eight people, including a child, received serious burn injuries after falling prey to shutdown violence in the capital on Sunday night. The incident took place during the first day of the BNP-led opposition’s 84-hour hartal. Witnesses testified to […]

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Red Shirts gather following several days of protests by various opposition groups against a deeply divisive amnesty bill backed by Yingluck Shinawatra’s government, which has inflamed festering political wounds Thousands of Thai pro-government “Red Shirts” massed in Bangkok on Sunday in their first show of force since a wave of opposition protests against a controversial […]

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Human rights issues may be despised terms to some prejudiced sections of the society or even to some despicable sovereign states of the world, but human rights epitomises what is good in human conscience, what constitutes inalienable rights of human beings and above all it highlights the sheer value of humanity. Without human rights, human […]

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